Things Fall Apart Chapter 7 Summary


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In chapter seven of Things Fall Apart, what animals descend upon the town while Okonkwo, Nwoye, and Ikemefuna improve Okonkwo's hut?

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1. In chapter seven of Things Fall Apart, what sort of stories does Nwoye enjoy?

2. Why is Ikemefuna sentenced to die in chapter seven of Things Fall Apart?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Chapter seven of Things Fall Apart concerns the ultimate fate of Ikemefuna, the boy from the neighboring village. This quiz and worksheet will assess your understanding of his growth as a character and his impact on other important people in Umuofia.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will cover the following topics:

  • What animals come to Umuofia
  • The types of stories that Nwoye likes
  • Why Ikemefuna is sentenced to die
  • Who kills Ikemefuna
  • What other event Nwoye thinks of after Ikemefuna's death

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on chapter seven of Things Fall Apart
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Ikemefuna's death
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how Nwoye is affected by the chapter's events

Additional Learning

In chapter seven of Things Fall Apart, the consequences of the death of the woman earlier in the novel finally come to pass. To learn more, review the lesson called Things Fall Apart Chapter 7 Summary, which will discuss the following:

  • How the villagers trick Ikemefuna
  • The way that Ikemefuna reacts to being told he's going home
  • The reason that Nwoye tries to act more masculine and adult